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The Medieval Period (1100AD - 1499AD)

Life In The Middle Ages

Dress fastener, Glenluce

Period:
Medieval
Description:

A silver dress fastener.  A sub-circular silver sheet with incised line design on one face.  The fastener has a single hook and two attachment holes.

 

The fastener was sewn onto a piece of fabric and worked in hook-and-eye fashion to join clothing.

Place of Discovery:
Glenluce
Materials/Media:
Silver
Dimensions:
Length: 30mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1998.14
Digital Number:
SMAH 072
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council